Definition of paucity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

paucity

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɔːsəti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɔːsəti//
 
 
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[singular] paucity (of something) (formal) a small amount of something; less than enough of something a paucity of information Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French paucite or Latin paucitas, from paucus ‘few’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: paucity